New European record, 2536km on a single tank of gas (Ford Mondeo ECOnetic)!

16/05/2012

It's a real performance that have just been achieved by Knut Wulthil, 52 and Henrik Borchgrevink, 42. 
The Norwegian duo, driving the Ford Mondeo ECOnetic 1.6TDCi has traveled some 2,536 km with a 71l tank. 


They left from Helsinki on Saturday morning at 5:00 am and arrived in Oslo on Monday morning at 3:10 am. During the 46 hour trip, the average consumption achieved is 2.796 liters per 100 kilometers! A new European record!

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The Mondeo ECOnetic is fitted with the latest innovations in fuel efficiency. Equipped with a gearshift indicator, and a longer final gear with a low coefficient of friction, all the elements were there for this record. The Focus ECOnetic also features the Auto-Start-Stop allowing it, among other innovations to achieve an average CO2 emission of 114 g/km.

“Wilthil and Borchgrevink have been in contact with the Guiness World Record office in Britain. The organisation said that it no longer measured the  longest on a single tank of fuel.”
Anne Sonsteby, information director, Ford Norway

According to the figures provided, their average speed on the journey has been 55.14kph

Par Technologic Vehicles
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